Contraband valued about Rs 2 lakh seized

An alleged drug peddler was on Saturday arrested with 350 grams of charas, worth about Rs 2 lakh in the international market, in Anantnag district.

Updated: Jan 21, 2012, 18:13 PM IST

Srinagar: An alleged drug peddler was on Saturday
arrested with 350 grams of charas, valued at around Rs 2 lakh
in the international blackmarket, in Anantnag district.

Mushtaq Ahmad Shiekh, a resident of Srinagar city, was
apprehended at Bijbehara in Anantnag following recovery of
charas from his possession, a police spokesman said.
A case against him has been registered under the NDPS
Act, he added.

PTI